Eun Sook Kang is a professor of the maritime administration department at Korea Maritime and Ocean University in Busan, South Korea (2004–present). She received her PhD in Public Administration (concentrating on environmental policy and policy network) from Seoul National University (SNU, 2001). Her main research concerns are in understanding human behavior, and increasing social rationality through the improvement of public policies.
She has been a member of the Government Performance Evaluation Committee at the Korean Intellectual Property Office (May 2004–May 2008) and worked in the Department of Labor (May 2004–May 2006) in the Korean Central Government. She was a senior researcher at KIPA (The Korea Institute of Public Administration, Seoul) from March 2003 to March 2004. She was also a postdoctoral researcher in the BK21 project team at GSPA (Graduate School of Public Administration, SNU) from April 2001 to February 2003.